Sunrise and Summits

This summer I decided to spend a little more time outside on the off hours. There is no better place to greet the new day than from the...

Best Things to do Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend is the the grand finale of summer in Lake Tahoe.  If you aren't going to Burning Man coming to Tahoe for the weekend is...

Happy Feet in the Black Diamond Aspect Climbing Shoes

From the moment I put my foot in, I knew these were going to be perfect. These things don’t just look like they should be able to take...

Sawtooth Trail – Classic “Truckee Flat” Hike or Bike

Sawtooth is one of my favorite trails that never seems to get old.  Not too short, not too long, not too flat, not too hilly.  It winds...

Yes to Sleeping Outside – Solo in Bridgeport, CA

Check out Bridgeport, just 2.5 hours away from Truckee with great hiking around Virginia Lakes and Twin Lakes.

On Cloudflow Review

If you haven’t tried on an ON running shoe – road or trail – give them a try.  I like the little “clouds” underfoot and feel...

Sierra Crest Ultra Race Report

This course is awesome — 100% single track or mountain double track. Running point to point is way cooler than doing loops (which is...

Leki Micro Trail Vario Trekking Poles For Hiking

Trekking poles are great for hiking and backpacking so you can maintain good form when traveling over uneven terrain plus they help protect...

Inyo Wilderness- McGee Creek Paintbrush Adventure

Right from the start the McGee Creek trail has spectacular scenery. The hike up to McGee Lake is about 8 miles with a 2400 ft. elevation...

Leki Micro Trail Vario Trekking Poles For Trail Running

Trekking poles have gotten lighter weight and more packable over the years.  They are compact and easy to use.  They can help you...